(Left to Right) Colin Rathbone, Thomas Wong, Johanna Henderson, Colby Rathbone, and Paul Henderson

Nashua Catholic Regional Junior High School in Nashua, NH, announced that the following students have been named to the...

Groton –Dunstable student athletes attended the 23rd annual MIAA Leadership Summit held at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, MA. (L to R) Front Row Zach Coveno, Gavin Keough, Chris LattiniBack Row Athletic Director, Mike McCaffrey, Hanna Van Pelt, Samantha Smith,  Sophie Irby, Emily Wilson. Not pictured - George Colarullo. Courtesy photo.

The 2017 Groton Dunstable High School Robotics team, "The Robotomies."

The Groton Dunstable High School Robotics team, fondly known as “The Robotomies”, is gearing up for the 2017 FIRST Robotics...

From left are instructor Robert Baratta, seniors Patrick Hart (Chelmsford), Joshua Theide (Groton), Tyler Kloppenburg (Townsend), Liam Delaney (Pepperell) and Anthony Celona (Pepperell), and instructor Jose Fernandes.

Students in the Carpentry technical program at Nashoba Valley Technical High School in Westford recently spent about three...

Berta Erickson and GELD’s Dan Johnson discuss placement of the lights, as the GELD bucket trucks raise up to place lights at the highest points in the trees. Photo by Connie Sartini.

When the Groton Woman’s Club began their annual decoration of swags and lights on the Minutemen Common this month, something...

Drone photo by Greg Premru

Scaffolding is down and the first stage of repairs to Groton’s old meetinghouse has been completed. Work was done to shore...

No matter how large or small, the Groton Police Department protects all inhabitants of the town. Here, Officer Joshua Grigg keeps a tiny Owl safe while waiting for back-up.

Officer Joshua Grigg found a tiny owl while on patrol. He made sure the bird was safe until he could deliver it into the...

(Left to Right) Colin Rathbone, Thomas Wong, Johanna Henderson, Colby Rathbone, and Paul Henderson

Groton –Dunstable student athletes attended the 23rd annual MIAA Leadership Summit held at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, MA. (L to R) Front Row Zach Coveno, Gavin Keough, Chris LattiniBack Row Athletic Director, Mike McCaffrey, Hanna Van Pelt, Samantha Smith,  Sophie Irby, Emily Wilson. Not pictured - George Colarullo. Courtesy photo.

The 2017 Groton Dunstable High School Robotics team, "The Robotomies."

From left are instructor Robert Baratta, seniors Patrick Hart (Chelmsford), Joshua Theide (Groton), Tyler Kloppenburg (Townsend), Liam Delaney (Pepperell) and Anthony Celona (Pepperell), and instructor Jose Fernandes.

Berta Erickson and GELD’s Dan Johnson discuss placement of the lights, as the GELD bucket trucks raise up to place lights at the highest points in the trees. Photo by Connie Sartini.

Drone photo by Greg Premru

No matter how large or small, the Groton Police Department protects all inhabitants of the town. Here, Officer Joshua Grigg keeps a tiny Owl safe while waiting for back-up.

Please join us for the 41st annual Christmas Concert, performed by the Groton Community Christmas Chorus. Three performances at the Union...
2 Civil War boot pistols, framed $950. Antique brass bed for double or queen $375. Call Joe at 978-272-1427.
The Board of Selectmen has scheduled a public hearing with the Board of Assessors, within a regular Selectmen’s meeting, on Monday, December 12, 2016...
The Board of Selectmen has scheduled a public hearing for Monday, December 12, 2016 at 7:10 P.M., Groton Town Hall, Selectmen’s Meeting Room, 1st ...
Historic Lawrence Library in Pepperell has scheduled two December concerts, one of traditional Irish music, and the other featuring madrigal-style...
United Methodist Church of Westford (UMCW) invites everyone to a “Christmas Service of Comfort and Peace” Sunday, Dec. 11, 7 PM, 10 Church St.,...
A day of Christmas activities, homemade treats and holiday shopping Saturday, Dec. 3 at Community Church of Pepperell, 3 Townsend St., Pepperell,...
The Groton History Center invites all our neighbors, friends and first time visitors to the Holiday Open House at the Governor George Boutwell House...
“Ebenezer Scrooge: A Christmas Carol,” a New Life Fine Arts moving musical adaptation of the 1843 Charles Dickens story, comes to Groton for eight...
Indian Hill Music celebrates the season with three holiday-themed events. All events will be held at Indian Hill Music, 36 King Street, Littleton....

News

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 4:39pm
At the request of Groton Water Commissioners, Groton Electric Light Department [GELD] is...
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 6:07pm
Due to a house fire early Sunday morning on Boston Road and consequent heavy fire-hydrant use, high...
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 6:04pm
Groton firefighters were called out at 4:21 a.m. Sunday, Nov 27 to a house fire at 464 Boston...

Obituaries

Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 7:08pm
Susan Mary McKenna, of Groton, MA, a lifelong nurse, friend and mother to many, left the planet...
Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 11:20am

Eliot L. ('Barney') Blood

Elliot L. Blood, Jr., 93, of West Groton, died Tuesday morning, October 25, 2016, at Life Care...
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 3:46pm
Mary D. (Manning) Lawrence age 72 of Shirley formerly of Groton, MA and Marlow, NH passed away on...

Features

Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 1:23pm

Berta Erickson and GELD’s Dan Johnson discuss placement of the lights, as the GELD bucket trucks raise up to place lights at the highest points in the trees. Photo by Connie Sartini.

When the Groton Woman’s Club began their annual decoration of swags and lights on the Minutemen...
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 3:45pm

Drone photo by Greg Premru

Scaffolding is down and the first stage of repairs to Groton’s old meetinghouse has been completed...
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 3:14pm

No matter how large or small, the Groton Police Department protects all inhabitants of the town. Here, Officer Joshua Grigg keeps a tiny Owl safe while waiting for back-up.

Officer Joshua Grigg found a tiny owl while on patrol. He made sure the bird was safe until he...

Legal

Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 4:35pm
The Board of Selectmen has scheduled a public hearing with the Board of Assessors, within a regular...
Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 4:33pm
The Board of Selectmen has scheduled a public hearing for Monday, December 12, 2016 at 7:10 P.M.,...
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - 10:55am
Groton Conservation Commission will hold three public hearings Dec. 6 on proposed projects within...

Sports

Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 3:03pm
It was a game to boast about for the Crusaders, as they came away with a hard-fought and well...
Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 2:51pm

Groton –Dunstable student athletes attended the 23rd annual MIAA Leadership Summit held at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, MA. (L to R) Front Row Zach Coveno, Gavin Keough, Chris LattiniBack Row Athletic Director, Mike McCaffrey, Hanna Van Pelt, Samantha Smith,  Sophie Irby, Emily Wilson. Not pictured - George Colarullo. Courtesy photo.

Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 10:49am
Team -League -Overall Volleyball 7-3, 11-9 Boys Golf 5-3, 9-7...

Notices

Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 12:16pm
The Town of Groton has submitted FY2017 property values to the Department of Revenue’s Bureau of...
Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 12:08pm
With septic system installed, permits in order, & parking issues resolved, Selectmen approved...
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - 8:50am
Starting December 1, older one- and two-family homes cannot be sold with expired or out-of-date...

Happenings

Monday, December 5, 2016 - 10:49am
Please join us for the 41st annual Christmas Concert, performed by the Groton Community Christmas...
Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 4:12pm
The Groton History Center invites all our neighbors, friends and first time visitors to the Holiday...
Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 4:05pm
“Ebenezer Scrooge: A Christmas Carol,” a New Life Fine Arts moving musical adaptation of the 1843...

People

Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 3:46pm

(Left to Right) Colin Rathbone, Thomas Wong, Johanna Henderson, Colby Rathbone, and Paul Henderson

Nashua Catholic Regional Junior High School in Nashua, NH, announced that the following students...
Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 2:32pm
Christopher Lowney of Groton graduated from Roger Williams University in Spring 2016 and earned a...
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - 3:29pm

Groton Garden Club members provided decorations for the Boutwell House stop on Groton Community School’s 12th annual Home Tour held Nov. 19. To give the recently renovated house an inviting, lived-in feeling, the Garden Club used all natural materials from local gardens. Nuts, berries, greenery, and assorted pumpkins and gourds brought the harvest indoors. Boutwell House was a highlight of this year’s program. Photo by Lisa Murray

Schools

Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 2:42pm

The 2017 Groton Dunstable High School Robotics team, "The Robotomies."

The Groton Dunstable High School Robotics team, fondly known as “The Robotomies”, is gearing up for...
Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 2:29pm
Nashoba Valley Technical High School hereby notifies all members of Class of 2009 that, at the...
Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 2:27pm

From left are instructor Robert Baratta, seniors Patrick Hart (Chelmsford), Joshua Theide (Groton), Tyler Kloppenburg (Townsend), Liam Delaney (Pepperell) and Anthony Celona (Pepperell), and instructor Jose Fernandes.

Students in the Carpentry technical program at Nashoba Valley Technical High School in Westford...

Letters

Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 12:46pm
Dear Editor, I am amazed and concerned about what has been going on in the Assessor’s Office...
Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 12:44pm
Dear Editor: Groton Garden Club wishes to thank Groton Fire Department for the opportunity to...
Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 12:41pm
My name is Bill Knuff. I live at 71 Smith Street, Groton, MA 01450. I am writing to register my...

Out of Town

Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 4:27pm
Historic Lawrence Library in Pepperell has scheduled two December concerts, one of traditional...
Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 4:22pm
United Methodist Church of Westford (UMCW) invites everyone to a “Christmas Service of Comfort and...
Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 4:20pm
A day of Christmas activities, homemade treats and holiday shopping Saturday, Dec. 3 at Community...

Public Library

Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - 10:38am
Festive Trombone Concert Wednesday, Dec. 14, 7-8:30 p.m. Come to the Festive Trombone Concert with...
Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 12:59pm
This month's featured event for Adults at Groton Public Library is Local Author Fair 2016. Are you...
Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 10:56am
An Evening with Chronicle’s Ted Reinstein. Tues, Nov. 15, 7-8:30 pm. From sports to politics, food...

Groton Herald

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